God Moves In A Mysterious Way

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Text: William Cowper, 1774
Music: Scott Lindsay, 2004

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God moves in a mysterious way
His wonders to perform;
He plants his footsteps in the sea,
And rides upon the storm.

Ye fearful saints, fresh courage take;
The clouds ye so much dread
Are big with mercy, and shall break
With blessings on your head.

Judge not the Lord by feeble sense,
But trust him for his grace;
Behind a frowning providence
Faith sees a smiling face.

His purposes will ripen fast,
Unfolding every hour;
The bud may have a bitter taste,
But sweet will be the flower.

Blind unbelief is sure to err,
And scans his work in vain.
God is his own interpreter,
And he will make it plain.

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from Parish Hymns, track released June 17, 2014
Piano - Scott Lindsay
Guitar - Barrett Black
Djembe - Max Zoghbi
Melody - Brooke Johnson
Harmony - Kate Wilkerson

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